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Vintage Cotton Peshtemal Hand Towels

Vintage Cotton Peshtemal Hand Towels


Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)
SKU: PEST11411H Categories: , ,

Product Description

These hand-woven, super cute peshtemal hand towels of the  highest quality are perfect as guest towels.

Extra soft, fantastically absorbent and lightweight.  Please bear in mind that these peshtemal hand towels are totally flat woven with no fluff at all. Due to this weaving technique, they are very quick dry towels and they don’t hold mouldy smell in. Naturally elegant look with a touch of stripy colour in navy and light brown colour is definitely a charmer.

100% pure cotton hand towels ideal for use in bathrooms throughout the year with its matching bath-sheets. 

Equally perfect  to wrap around your head after a relaxing shower at the beach/pool.  The hand towel with its complementing bath sheet if you wish to make a set, is all times favorite for away holidays. Fantastically compact for spa, gym bags and for swimming kits to name a few for an inspiration.

This beautifully hand-loomed, cotton hand towel is complementing the Vintage Peshtemal Towels (180x100cm) in brown and navy colours. Please click on Vintage Peshtemal Towels to see the matching bath sheet.

Any irregularities in the patterns reflect the hand-crafted nature of the product and add to the uniqueness of your purchase.

100% Cotton
Machine washable
Please be advised that due to the unique crafting process of each  peshtemal, there may be slight variations in size from the stated dimensions.

Additional Information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 80 x 48 cm

Always read the care label before washing

After each wash, your peshtemal towel will get softer and more absorbent

It is recommended to wash your towels before you use them for the first time

Wash on a gentle cycle programme, max 40C.

Try not to use the fabric conditioner

We don’t recommend tumble-drying. If it is preferred for the sake of convenience, we only recommend low-heat tumble-drying. The best practice is to leave your peshtemal towels to air-dry on their own. It is much better for the environment as well as for your energy bills

Keep them away from strong, direct heat while drying

Peshtemal is a woven-fabric that has evolved from the historical Turkish hammam tradition. The Turkish peshtemal towels have been traditionally woven on hand looms by local villagers in the South-West of Turkey. Now, they have moved beyond the boundaries of hammam and have become trendy bath and beach towels.

The Peshtemal towels have a very distinctive stripy pattern with hand-finished tassels on the fringes which make them truly authentic. They are 100% pure cotton. Cotton and bamboo blends are also sought-after. The size of the peshtemal hand towel is average 50 x 90 cm and once folded, it is absolutely compact to pack and carry. It is also lightweight, easy to wash and dry. With each wash, these peshtemal  towels will get softer and more absorbent.

The Turkish peshtemal towels are very versatile and long lasting towels. Their compactness allows them to be used in various occasions as a picnic blanket, sofa throw, children’s blanket, tablecloth or sarong. Peshtemal bathrobes for adults and children are also excellent bath and beachwear with their fast drying properties and lightness. Bamboo blends are highly recommended as baby towels and spa towels.

These towels are hugely popular in the Turkish Riviera and increasingly so in Europe and America.

1 review for Vintage Cotton Peshtemal Hand Towels

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ozlem’s Turkish Table

    I absolutely love these!! Absorbent, light and great colors!

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